Monday, April 6, 2009

Uncertainties and the rumbles inside

Uncertainties can become a perplexing time period in life. It become the strain and the pull that mimics the tides that hit you every time you want to get up. Some recover but then some never do. It is at these junctures where people need help the most, it's where they need community, where they are vulnerable, where they want people to just accept the thoughts and fears that they have. The vulnerabilities deplete as soon as they are people who try to douse the flames of perplexities with unsympathetic God talk. Sometimes i think this is unnecessary to a degree. Counseling the emotional state is a daunting task to say the least, but we do need more compassionate listeners as well as wisdom, for them to be able to give direction. Well anyway just some random stuff that I'm thinking about.


theholywild said...

jesus told his followers he didnt know the day or the hour he would return. if he had uncertainty why would we think its wrong for us to have uncertainty?

Tremonti said...

That is a good way to put it. Jesus had, yeah and to a degree. The wonders of the incarnation.

Hopeful Theo

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